Category Archive: Hobby Stores

Off the Beaten Path: Magic Stores around Nagoya – Yagoto and Aratamabashi

I’ve been sitting on these store profiles for a while, and I’ve finally gotten around to posting about them. Today I’m going to talk about Hobby Station Yagoto and Phase Aratamabashi in the… Continue reading

Magic Stores off the Beaten Path: Hamamatsu and Kariya

Good news to all you people living in western Shizuoka! A new card shop has opened in Hamamatsu, Japan. C-labo can be found all over Japan. You can buy and play tons of… Continue reading

Off the Beaten Path: Magic Store profiles around Nagoya

1/16/13 Update – Fireball has changed it’s name to Advantage and has remodeled their store. It’s still in the same place but now it’s a little bit shinier ^_^. I have edited the… Continue reading

Breaking down the Meta game in Nagoya – June and July

It’s been a while since I did a metagame update about Nagoya. I guess I got caught up in the Magic World Cup Qualifiers and the M13 pre-release and didn’t think anything about… Continue reading

M13 Pre-release day 1 results: What I’ve learned

For most of you back in the USA or other parts of North and South America, you haven’t even opened up your first booster pack yet. However, I have just completed my first… Continue reading

M13 Pre-release: Play to your Weaknesses – White

Phew. We did it! We’ve reached the final color. I probably won’t have a chance to do the rares tonight, but do you even need me to? Most of the other websites on… Continue reading

2012 Nagoya Magic World Cup Qualifier Results and M13 pre-release info

Today were the Magic World Cup Qualifiers in Nagoya, Japan. 155 players came from all over Japan for the last chance to earn a spot on Team Japan for the World Championships. There… Continue reading

June Update: Magic World Cup Qualifiers this weekend!

I really want to apologize for not posting anything since the 19th. I worked 11 days straight (with 6 of those days being 13 hour days) and barely had time to sleep, let… Continue reading

Early M13 Speculation and the Nagoya meta game

Just a reminder, but June 30th is now only 26 days away! If you plan to play in the Magic World Cup Qualifiers (remember, you need to have had a Japanese address since… Continue reading

Gearing up for Gameday Avacyn Restored: A look at the Nagoya Metagame

I’m deeply sorry I haven’t posted more lately. Luckily I’ve gotten some more work as of late (I need the money), and haven’t been able to attend all of the tournaments I’d like… Continue reading